Monthly Archives: February 2016

Dreams and the Dead: An Inspirational Poem 2.18.16

Myth BY NATASHA TRETHEWEY I was asleep while you were dying. It’s as if you slipped through some rift, a hollow I make between my slumber and my waking, the Erebus I keep you in, still trying not to let go. You’ll be dead again tomorrow, but in dreams you live. So I try taking you

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When a Child Dies: A Special Interview

AfterTalk’s Blog Talk Radio brings you a special interview with the authors of “Meaningful Moments: Ritual and Reflection When a Child Dies.” AfterTalk Co-Founder Lisa Bogatin interviews authors Rana Limbo and Kathie Kobler on BlogTalk Radio’s AfterTalk Live Dr. Danai Papadatou describes the book in these terms: “These ‘meaningful moments’ are not measurable, but fully

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Stillbirth: A Grief Poem

Stillbirth by Laure-Anne Bosselaar On a platform, I heard someone call out your name: No, Laetitia, no. It wasn’t my train—the doors were closing, but I rushed in, searching for your face. But no Laetitia. No. No one in that car could have been you, but I rushed in, searching for your face: no longer

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